Publications Release Notice — February 3, 2015

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on February 3, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated. Our next scheduled publications release is April 14, 2015. To automatically receive the Publications Release Notice by email, subscribe to the distribution list by contacting Publication Sales.

Maps and reports in hard-copy (paper) format and digital data sets available on physical media (CD or DVD) can be purchased from the Publication Sales office. Publications can be downloaded for free from the GeologyOntario application or by following the links provided in this release notice. In cases where the file size is prohibitive for downloading, please contact the Publication Sales office to obtain the data on physical media (CD for $20.00; DVD for $25.00).

Prices listed in this Release Notice apply to hard-copy versions only and are subject to change without notice. The prices given in a particular release notice are guaranteed only for a period of 1 month following the date of the release.

Targeted Geoscience Initiative 4 (TGI-4)

Miscellaneous Release—Data 318
Lithogeochemistry of Iron-Titanium-Vanadium-Phosphorus Mineralized Mafic Intrusions in the McFaulds Lake Area, Northern Ontario; by B. Kuzmich, P. Hollings and M.G. Houlé. This digital data release includes newly acquired whole-rock and trace element analyses for 100 drill-core samples of mafic and ultramafic igneous rocks related to iron-titanium-vanadium-phosphorus mineralized mafic intrusions in the McFaulds Lake area (“Ring of Fire”) of northern Ontario. A general description of the units sampled, their petrography and geochemistry, as well as a brief interpretation of the data, are provided as a Microsoft® Excel® 2010 (.xlsx) spreadsheet and a portable document format (.pdf) file, respectively. The data and interpretation presented in this publication represent part of an unpublished Master of Science (MSc) thesis by the lead author at Lakehead University. The files are provided on 1 CD. $20.00.

Miscellaneous Release—Data 319
Whole-Rock Geochemistry of the Mafic to Ultramafic Thunder Intrusion, Midcontinent Rift, Thunder Bay, Ontario; by B. Trevisan, P. Hollings and D.E. Ames. This digital data release includes newly acquired whole-rock and trace element analyses for 104 surface and drill-core samples of mafic and ultramafic igneous rocks related to the Thunder intrusion of the Midcontinent Rift in northern Ontario. A general description of the units sampled, their petrography and geochemistry, as well as a brief interpretation of the data, are provided as a Microsoft® Excel® 2010 (.xlsx) spreadsheet and a portable document format (.pdf) file, respectively. The data and interpretation presented in this publication represent part of an unpublished Master of Science (MSc) thesis by the lead author at Lakehead University. The files are provided on 1 CD. $20.00.

Miscellaneous

The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines has prepared supplements for Miscellaneous Papers (MP) 177 and 178 to include publications released in 2014. Also, the Bedrock Geology Index to Maps and Surficial Geology Index to Maps are updated to include all maps released in 2014. Miscellaneous Paper 177 (Supplement 2011–2014), MP 178 (Supplement 2011–2014) and the maps are available as free downloads or can be purchased in hard-copy format from Publication Sales.

Miscellaneous Paper (MP) 177 (Supplement 2011–2014)
Index to Published Reports, Maps and Digital Data, 2011–2014
This report provides a listing of all publications released since the publication of MP 177 (Supplement 1993–2010), Index to Published Reports, Maps and Digital Data, 1993–2010. Publications are listed by series only. 67p. $4.00.

Miscellaneous Paper (MP) 178 (Supplement 2011–2014)
Geographic Index to Published Reports, Maps and Digital Data, 2011–2014
This report provides a listing of all publications released since the publication of MP 178 (Supplement 1994–2010), Geographic Index to Published Reports, Maps and Digital Data, 1994–2010. Publications are indexed by geographic areas, which include National Topographic System (NTS) areas, geographic townships and Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) “areas”. Publications are listed under the main geographic areas where they are located. 82p. $5.00.

Index to Maps, Bedrock Geology, 1991–2014; produced by the Publication Services Unit, scale 1:1 000 000, colour. Available as a set of 4 maps. $12.00.

Index to Maps, Surficial Geology, 1991–2014; produced by the Publication Services Unit, scale 1:1 000 000, colour. Available as a set of 4 maps. $12.00.

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